A Knocker-up was a profession in England and Ireland that started during and lasted well into the Industrial Revolution and at least as late as the before alarm clocks were affordable or reliable. A knocker-up’s job was to rouse sleeping people so t
Guillotine from the town of Katowice. It was used to execute over 550 people accused of resistance against the Nazi occupation between 1941 and The machine is currently stored at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Holocaust Museum.
Shooting the original MGM logo. The first lion used for the logo was named Slats. He was used on all black and white films from 1924 to The lion was a tribute to logo designer Howard Dietz's alma mater Columbia University, whose mascot was the lion.
1925 The Isolator is a bizarre helmet invented in 1925 that encourages focus and concentration by rendering the wearer deaf, piping them full of oxygen, and limiting their vision to a tiny horizontal slit. The Isolator was invented by Hugo Gernsback,.